August 27th, 2004

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And now for the first in a series of post's as the holidays approach. My family and friends always complain they dont know what i want or need so I thought I would post some things here.

This first one is too expensive and i dont expect ANYONE to get it, but it is uber cool.

Model AV 120

Capacity: 20 GB Hard Disk
Interface: USB 2.0, extra fast, compatible USB 1.1, PC & Mac.
Video playback: MPEG-4 SP with MP3 stereo sound, near-DVD quality. Resolution up to 640x368 @25f/s.
AVI file format, reads XviD and DivX 4.0 & 5.0
Music playback: Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 Kbits/s. CBR & VBR
Music recording: Stereo MP3 encoding @ 30-160 Kbits/s. VBR
Photo viewer: JPEG or BMP of any size
Display: TV output or built-in color LCD (237x234)
AV Connections: Stereo analog Line In & digital Line In/Out. Composite Video/ Earphone/ Line Out jack. Built-in microphone.
Playback autonomy: Up to 7 hours (MP3)
Scalability: Downloadable firmware updates from
Power source: Internal: Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries. External: AC charger / adapter
Package Includes: AV120 Video Recorder, USB 2.0 cable, AC adapter, Li-Ion batteries (already installed), stereo headphones, AV cinch cable (SCART adapter for Europe). CD with MusicMatch, drivers and 6-language manual. Digital Video Recorder, audio & video cables, remote control and 6 language installation sheet.
Dimensions: 4.3" x 3.1" x 1.1"
DVR Attachment Features:

Connection: Plugs into AV 120 expansion port.
RCA jack for composite video or MiniDIN socket for S-video (NTSC or PAL)
Capture rate: PAL: 320x240 @25 f/s, NTSC: 304x224 @30 f/s
Video input: Analog Composite Video or S-Video
Audio input: Analog stereo audio Mini-jack - RCA
Video compression: MPEG-4 SP with MP3 stereo sound in AVI format (can be read by XviD or DivX™* players)
Audio compression: Stereo MP3 96-192 kb/s CBR (Constant Bit Rate)
Power usage: 3 hours, autonomy off Jukebox Li-Ion batteries, usage of AC adaptor recommended.
Dimensions: 2.3" x 2.1" x 1.2"
System Requirements:

PC: Pentium II 266 MHz. Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, 64 MB RAM.
Mac: 9.2 or 10.2.4 iMac, G3 or higher.

tends to run between $220 to $290 hence why i say it iss to expensive, but it is hella cool. This is my kind of ridiculous wish list item.